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Priscah Jepleting Cherono is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specializes in the marathon. She was born on 27 June, 1980 in Kapsabet, Kenya. She is currently 43 years old. Priscah Jepleting Cherono has won several marathons, including the 2012 London Marathon, the 2013 Tokyo Marathon, the 2014 Berlin Marathon, and the 2015 Chicago Marathon. She also won the silver medal in the marathon at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Priscah Jepleting Cherono stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m). She has a slim build and weighs around 55 kg (121 lbs). Priscah Jepleting Cherono is currently single. There is no information available about her past relationships. Priscah Jepleting Cherono has an estimated net worth of $1 million. She has earned her wealth through her successful career as a long-distance runner. She has won several marathons and has also won a silver medal in the marathon at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Her win-streak continued on to grass at the Cross de la Constitución, where she comfortably beat Frehiwat Goshu, then at the Venta de Baños Cross. Following a fever, she was runner-up to Nazret Weldu at the 2012 Cross Zornotza and she won the 80th Cinque Mulini and Trofeo Alasport races. She missed out on a place in the 10,000 m for the 2012 Summer Olympics, but was selected for the 2012 African Championships in Athletics, where she was the silver medallist. She made a fast half marathon debut in September, recording 1:08:35 hours for third at the Lille Half Marathon, but finished outside the top twenty at the 2012 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships.


She came third at the 2010 Lotto Cross Cup Brussels. She ended the year at the BOclassic, where she finished in third place. She defeated Priscah Jeptoo at the Discovery Kenya Cross Country in January 2011 and set her sights on making that year's national team for the world competition. With a third-place finish at the Kenyan Cross Country Championships in February, she secured her return to the world event. She was fifth at the 2011 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, forming part of the winning Kenyan women's team. She was selected for the Kenyan 10,000 m team for the first time for the 2011 World Championships in Athletics and she came fourth in an unprecedented Kenyan sweep of the top four positions. The following month she won the Dam tot Damloop with a world-leading time of 51:57 minutes for the 10-mile distance.


Cherono finished seventh in the senior races at both the 2007 and 2008 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, sharing in a team silver medal with Kenya on both occasions. She won the Itálica and Juan Muguerza cross country meets in 2008. She represented Kenya at the 2008 Summer Olympics, coming eleventh in the 5000 m final. Her season ended with a fifth-place finish over 5000 m at the 2008 IAAF World Athletics Final. She missed virtually all of 2009 and 2010 as she took time away from the sport to have her first child.


Around the same period she began to make progress on the track. After winning the silver medal at the 2004 African Championships in Athletics, she ran for Kenya at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics, coming seventh in her global senior 5000 m debut. She was also eighth over 3000 metres at the 2005 IAAF World Athletics Final. Cherono won her first world track medal at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics, taking the bronze medal just behind her compatriot Vivian Cheruiyot. Two further bronzes came at the 2007 IAAF World Athletics Final, where she reached the podium over both the 3000 m and 5000 m events. She also ran a Kenyan record for the two miles run at the Memorial Van Damme with her time of 9:14.09 minutes, although she was beaten by Meseret Defar who set a world record.


As a senior, she enjoyed most of her early success in the short race at the World Cross Country Championships. After a lowly senior debut of 78th place in 2000 she steadily improved, taking 18th in 2002, then 11th in 2003. At the 2005 edition her fourth-place finish helped the Kenyan women to the team silver medal. She won the individual silver in the short race at the 2006 World Cross Country Championships, leading the Kenyan team to second place behind Ethiopia. She ran in Italy that year and won both the Cross della Vallagarina and Giro Media Blenio races.


She started running while she went to Tamboiya Primary School and later attended Kapkenda Girls Secondary School. She represented Kenya for the first time at the 1996 World Junior Championships in Athletics, coming eighth over 5000 metres. At the 1997 IAAF World Cross Country Championships she won the junior silver medal and team title alongside winner Rose Kosgei. She was eleventh in the junior race at the 1998 World Cross then improved to sixth in the 5000 m at the 1998 World Junior Championships in Athletics.


Priscah Jepleting Cherono, née Ngetich (born 27 June 1980 in Kamuiywa, Nandi District) is a Kenyan runner who specialises in the 5000 metres and cross-country running. She represented Kenya in the 5000 m at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She is the Kenyan record holder over the two miles distance.